By Chris Blazina,David S. Shen-Miller
This textual content is the 1st to supply a contextual figuring out of the medical concerns that have an effect on males and masculinity throughout quite a lot of cultural and nationwide settings. It demonstrates that gender can not be considered as an remoted attribute; in an period of elevated globalization, psychological wellbeing and fitness pros have to take ethnic and cultural matters under consideration to supply enough take care of male sufferers. quite a few overseas views are provided via the contributing authors, authorities from nations similar to Australia, Argentina, Denmark, Canada, India, eire, and South Africa, on theoretical and scientific recommendations for operating with males. Their chapters additionally supply perception into the socio-cultural contexts for counseling males in and from their respective nations by means of exploring the ways that "being a guy" is socially outlined, what particular demanding situations males face, and the way those demanding situations should be negotiated inside their particular cultural settings. subject matters addressed will contain boyhood notions of manhood, dating issues and gear, fatherhood, and men’s physique photograph around the lifestyles span. this article will eventually allow psychological well-being practitioners to have a greater figuring out of the way to paintings extra successfully with male clients.
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An International Psychology of Men: Theoretical Advances, Case Studies, and Clinical Innovations (The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men) by Chris Blazina,David S. Shen-Miller